(a) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article to provide sufficient funding through an appropriation in the annual Budget Act to fund the estimated cost of providing child care for all individuals who are anticipated to need child care to participate in the welfare-to-work programs and to transition to work.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature that child care and development contracts in existence on the effective date of this section be allowed to continue until the end of the 1997-98 fiscal year.
(c) Funding for purposes of implementing this article shall be appropriated in the annual Budget Act.
(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 270, Sec. 11.)